Performed by the Romulo Larrera Tango Ensemble
Presented by The Town Hall, NYC
TANGOS FROM GARDEL TO PIAZZOLLA, performed by the Romulo Larrera Tango Ensemble, celebrates the immense beauty of the art of Tango. Verónica Larc and six tango dancers, present a world of intense emotions, extraordinary music, great melodies and magnificent dances celebrating the renowned composers Carlos Gardel’s and Astor Piazzolla’s talent and passion. Maestro Larrera is recognized internationally as a leader among the Tango scene and his troupe diligently explores the world of tango that has gained them the reputation of “exceptional ambassadors of the art of Tango in international cultural circles.” The ensemble’s artistry presents a unique approach to the genre and is a benchmark for all aficionados.
THE TOWN HALL. Celebrating its 90th Anniversary Season, The Town Hall was built in 1921 by a group of suffragettes, and began as a lecture hall and public forum for debates where “American Town Meetings on The Air” was broadcast live for 25 years. Today the hall flourishes as a popular, affordable venue, boasting the hottest acts in rock, pop, folk, cabaret, world music, comedy and dance. In its annual show, Rising Stars, The Town Hall gives recent graduates from the nation’s leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. The Town Hall Educational Outreach Program helps schools build their arts programs and advance student learning through standards-based, collaborative arts residencies. In addition to offering residencies in drama, technical theatre, music, dance, and fine arts, The Town Hall also customizes its curriculum to meet the needs of each school. Teaching artists bring hands on, interactive workshops to New York City school students of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. These activities introduce new skills that foster creative expression, self-awareness, and personal discipline.